Peter Ahern is an award winning animator, illustrator and paper cut survivor living in Brooklyn, New York.

Having graduated from Pratt Institute in ’09 with a BFA in Film/Animation, he currently freelances as a 2D animator, designer and story boarder on a wide variety of commercial projects for clients such as the NBA, Nike, Chobani, Nickelodeon, Showtime, MTV, Sephora and the X-Games. In addition, he’s had his short films screened at dozens of prestigious festivals, illustrations featured in prominent gallery exhibitions and has served on several film festival juries.

In his free time Peter loves to explore nature, watch cheesy horror flicks, talk about cats and fill his hollow leg with delicious food.

Mercedes "Smart EQ" commercial

Mercedes "Smart EQ" commercial

Check out this fun new spot for Smart (cars) I worked on recently at Ataboy! 2D animation by myself and Tim Beckhardt, with designs by Dennie Bright!

Chicago Bull's "Moment" spots

Chicago Bull's "Moment" spots